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Abraham lincoln: a life 1809-1837 [electronic resource] : Lincoln’s Frontier Background Shapes the Future President . Michael Burlingame.

Burlingame, Michael. (Author). Pratt, Sean. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781469025629 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Rego Park : Gildan Media Corp, 2009.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Sean Pratt.
Summary, etc.: Publishers Weekly describes this book as "the most meticulously researched Lincoln biography ever written. Burlingame's Lincoln comes alive as the author unfolds vast amounts of new research while breathing new life into familiar stories. It is the essential title for the bicentennial." Publishers Weekly also notes, "The book need not be heard in one sitting. Each part stands alone." Now Gildan Media brings to you, chapter by chapter, what Doris Kearns Goodwin calls a "…profound and masterful portrait." Lincoln's Frontier Background Shapes the Future President ( 1809-1837) "I have seen a good deal of the backside of this world."In Chapter 1, we are introduced to Lincoln's lineage and the history of his grandparents, his parents and the various locations in which they settled. But this chapter is mainly devoted to Lincoln's father Thomas, recounting many of his ventures, personality traits and the intricacies of his relationship with his son. We also learn of his...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 231557 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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